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Cancer Care

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Organization
Description: 

News letter, Teleconferences, Resources

Helpful and through, good cancer friend to have.

Contact information: 
275 Seventh Avenue New York New York 10001 phone: 1-800-HOPE (4673) info@cancercare.org
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S.P.O.H.N.C.

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Organization
Description: 

Helping to Raise Awareness of Oral and Head and Neck Cancers.

Support. Information. Tele-Conferences. More.

Contact information: 
PO Box 53 Locust Valley New York 11560-0053 phone: 1-800-377-0928

Planet Cancer

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Organization
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Planet Cancer is the community of young adults with cancer you come to when you need someone who's been there to understand dating with cancer, facing mortality, quitting school, losing your fertility or just plain griping about the unfairness of it all.  Planet Cancer’s mission is to connect young adults with each other, to empower them and to help them access support and resources they wouldn’t have known about otherwise. We’re also here to raise our voices in the medical and research communities on behalf of young adults; to say: Young adults DO get cancer. We DO have unique needs. Our survival rates are NOT improving.  Don’t let us fall through the cracks for ONE MORE MINUTE.  

So, welcome to Planet Cancer--we're glad you're here. Well, not really. But you know what we mean.

Camps, support groups, online social networking, events and more--throughout the U.S.

Planet Cancer
1804 E. 39th St.
Austin, Texas 78722
headquarters@planetcancer.org
ph/fax: 512.481.9010

Camp Mak-a-Dream

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Organization
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Camp Mak-A-Dream is operated by Children's Oncology Camp Foundation and is a cost-free camp for children (ages 6-12), teens (ages 13-17) and young adults (ages 18-25) with cancer and their siblings (ages 6-17). The facility is located approximately 65 miles east of Missoula, Montana on I-90 at the Gold Creek exit, just 3/4 of a mile south of the Interstate.

Camp Mak-A-Dream counselors and staff are trained professionals. All of our staff are dedicated to the welfare and happiness of the kids and young adults, and they are committed to making their stay at camp an escape and fun-filled dream.

[Camp Mak-A-Dream] Camp Mak-A-Dream offers a variety of activities to the campers. Swimming, ropes course, archery, outdoor games, hiking, fishing, crafts, and group cabin chat are just some of the happenings at camp. In addition, educational workshops and discussions are offered at our Teen Camp and the Young Adult Conference (YAC).

Camp Mak-A-Dream combines the fun of summer camp with expert health care for each of its participants. Medical personnel are available at all times to provide specialized care.

Contact information: 
Missoula Montana phone: (406) 549-5987 camp@montana.com
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Insurance For Survivors

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Organization
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We specialize in life insurance for cancer survivors. Don't waste valuable time with insurance generalists. We go right to the companies that specialize in your disease. That translates into the best possible coverage and the lowest possible rates. We donate substantially to cancer research.

Contact information: 
400 Valley Road Suite 100 Mt Arlington NJ 07856-2316 phone: (888) 858-6777 fax: 973-328-2038 david@insuranceforsurvivors.com
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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Organization
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Info and support for all blood cancers. Support groups, financial aid, one on one support.

Cancer Comfort Collection

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

Cancer Comfort Collection specilizes in care packages for cancer patients of all ages. The care packages are great gifts for men as well as women, and can be wonderful gifts for caregivers of children or adults. They carry five pre-designed care packages, but are happy to customize a care package for your special recipient.

The founder of Cancer Comfort Collection is a cancer survivor and understands many of the obstacles involved in the cancer experience.

Contact them at (303) 696-9606 if you are in the Denver metro. Otherwise, call them at (866) 707-9606.

Contact information: 
Colorado phone: (303) 696-9606 - in Denver Metro.

The Oral Cancer Foundation

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Organization
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The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, non-profit entity designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research, advocacy, and support. In the US, a person dies from oral cancer every hour of every day. However, when found early, oral cancer has an 80 to 90 % cure rate. This organization provides information about the rates of occurrence, risk factors which lead to oral cancer, treatments, current research, and current oral cancer related news.

A patient / survivor forum is open to the public where those currently fighting oral cancer can gain insights and inspiration from those who have been there before them. A comprehensive resource list is also available to link you to other pertinent oral cancer data on the web and elsewhere for patients, caregivers, and the public.

Contact information: 
3419 Via lido #205 Newport Beach CA 92663 phone: (949) 646-8000 fax: (949) 496-3331 info@oralcancerfoundation.org

National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Huan Service Organizations (COSSMHO)

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Organization
Description: 

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the oldest and largest network of health and human service providers servicing over 10 million Hispanic consumers throughout the U.S. Since 1973 we have grown from a small coalition of visionary mental health providers to a large, dynamic, and strong group of organizations and individuals.

Contact information: 
1501 16th Street NW Washington, D.C.

Multiple Myeoma Research Foundation

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

A website devoted to research and finding a cure for multiple myeloma. It offers support to patients, families and caregivers. It responds to the questions of newly diagnosed patients as well as keeps them informed of clinical trials and breakthroughs. The contributing editor is Kathy Guisti, herself a multiple myeloma survivor. Dr Ken Anderson, from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is on the board of directors, and is a leading researcher in finding a cure for this deadly disease.

Contact information: 
3 Forest Street New Canaan CT 06840 phone: 203-972-1250 fax: 203-972-1259 themmrf@themmrf.org
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